Drilling Engineer in Lagos, Nigeria

at Chevron

Engineering / Technology
Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
10 - 15 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female

Job Description

  • Responsible to steward JV drilling programs and procedures through all phases of the project.
  • Responsible for the preparation and execution of well-written, risk-assessed/mitigated detailed procedures.
  • Evaluate complex and critical well problems and makes recommendations/develops procedures for corrective actions.
  • Provide additional DE support as required for JV contracts, service-partner, and materials-management issues.
  • Support other Drilling Operations Engineers and Drilling Superintendent and acts in the capacity of those team members who might be offshore or out of country.
  • Liaison w/ other JV departments (SCM, Prod Ops, FE, HES and IT). Interfaces with Production and Construction teams on issues affecting JV D&C SIMOPS conflicts.
  • This position will coordinate new rig start up operations.
  • Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering.
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in offshore and/or swamp well drilling projects and operations. Technically and operationally credible to influence engineers, superintendents, DSMs, asset team & service partners, as appropriate to achieve safe, regulatory-compliant, reliable, and efficient designs and operations.
  • Proven Communication, Documentation & Mentoring Skills: Able to work well with all stakeholders and maintain clear communication channels. Provides technical guidance and mentoring to well completion, intervention, and workover engineers.
  • Proven organizational skills: Responsible for preparing well completion, workover, and intervention project plans to achieve Clear Leader OE results. Able to manage and coordinate, with a dynamic rig schedule in a challenging remote location, ordering, delivery, and QA/QC of equipment and operational activities of many service partners in support of complex completion, workover and intervention operations.

    Relocation Options:

    Relocation will be considered within Chevron parameters.

    International Considerations:

    Expatriate assignments will be considered.
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